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  • Limiting risk with internet-connected devices

    Anupam Joshi offers advice after far-reaching cyberattack
    October 26, 2016 by Megan Hanks Last week’s cyber attack interrupted internet use for millions of people, and while this particular attack is likely over, the possibility of future similar...
    Posted: October 27, 2016 1:37 PM
  • New virtual reality space at UMBC

    reduces distance between computers, data and people
    October 21, 2016 by Megan Hanks UMBC’s new PI^2 Immersive Hybrid Reality Lab will allow faculty and students to interact with data in different, more visual ways than they have before, reducing...
    Posted: October 25, 2016 8:11 AM
  • Creative minds from UMBC join in White House events

    UMBC represents from visual arts to neuroscience
    October 19, 2016 by Megan Hanks Five Linehan Artist Scholars from UMBC visited the White House last week to participate in a workshop led by William Allman, chief White House curator. Adan...
    Posted: October 20, 2016 10:06 AM
  • Alumni Awards, The Golden Ball, Grit & Greekness

    Photos posted to News and Stories for UMBC Alumni
    October 19, 2016 to News and Stories for UMBC Alumni While September 19 may have come and gone, our 50th anniversary celebration is far from over, and we’ve had a busy couple of weeks to prove...
    Posted: October 20, 2016 9:59 AM
  • Alums in the News: The Brothers Dzirasa

    Kafui Dzirasa ’01, M8 and Delali Dzirasa ’04 in the news
    October 19, 2016 in News and Stories for UMBC Alumni Kafui Dzirasa ’01, right, on a panel with President Barack Obama and Atul Gawande at the White House Frontiers Conference. Photo by Tracy...
    Posted: October 19, 2016 7:44 AM
  • HackUMBC inspires students to create technical solutions

    Whirlwind 24-hour hackathon held Oct. 1 and 2
    October 18, 2016 by Megan Hanks Nearly 500 students from UMBC and colleges across the region gathered on campus for HackUMBC 2016, a 24-hour hackathon for students to develop technological...
    Posted: October 18, 2016 2:51 PM
  • 2016 Alumni Awards highlight UMBC alumni and faculty

    October 14, 2016 by Sarah Hansen The UMBC community gathered in the Linehan Concert Hall on October 6 for a moving ceremony to honor the profound impacts and achievements of nine outstanding...
    Posted: October 18, 2016 7:07 AM
  • Alum Kafui Dzirasa MD PhD (ChE'01, M8) panelist w/ POTUS

    Brain sci @ White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh
    October 17, 2016 by Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering UMBC CBEE alumnus and Duke neuroscientist Dr. Kafui Dzirasa (lab website; ChE'01, M8) recently spoke as part of a panel...
    Posted: October 18, 2016 7:02 AM
  • Researchers explore explain new virtual & augmented reality

    October 6, 2016 by Megan Hanks ABC News in Baltimore took an in-depth look at virtual and augmented reality this week, ahead of Sony’s planned launch of a Playstation virtual reality system....
    Posted: October 7, 2016 6:50 AM
  • NSF provides $5 million to UMBC-led LSAMP program

    to support students from underrepresented groups in STEM
    October 5, 2016 by Sarah Hansen UMBC is the lead institution on a $5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that provides additional funds for the University System of Maryland Louis...
    Posted: October 7, 2016 6:47 AM